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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
409 AM AKST SAT DEC 3 2016

SOUTHEAST ALASKA INSIDE WATERS FROM DIXON ENTRANCE TO SKAGWAY

WIND FORECASTS REFLECT THE PREDOMINANT SPEED AND DIRECTION
EXPECTED. SEA FORECASTS REPRESENT THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST
ONE-THIRD OF THE COMBINED WINDWAVE AND SWELL HEIGHT.

PKZ098-040115-
409 AM AKST SAT DEC 3 2016
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
LOW PRESSURE WILL DRIFT SOUTHEAST ACROSS THE EASTERN GULF
THROUGH SUNDAY. HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE INTERIOR AND NORTHWEST
CANADA WILL BEGIN BUILDING SOUTH SATURDAY NIGHT.

$$

PKZ011-040115-
GLACIER BAY-
409 AM AKST SAT DEC 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TODAY...S WIND 15 KT BECOMING N 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT.
RAIN SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT LATE. GUSTS TO 45 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 6 FT. RAIN SHOWERS. SNOW SHOWERS LATE.
.SUN...N WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING
SPRAY.
.MON...N WIND 30 KT BECOMING SE. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED...NE GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

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PKZ012-040115-
NORTHERN LYNN CANAL-
409 AM AKST SAT DEC 3 2016

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TODAY...S WIND 30 KT BECOMING N 15 KT IN THE MORNING...THEN
INCREASING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 40 KT. GUSTS TO 55 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN SHOWERS
IN THE EVENING...THEN SNOW SHOWERS.
.SUN...N GALE TO 45 KT. GUSTS TO 60 KT. SEAS 9 FT. FREEZING
SPRAY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...N GALE TO 45 KT. GUSTS TO 60 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...N GALE TO 45 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED...N GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ013-040115-
SOUTHERN LYNN CANAL-
409 AM AKST SAT DEC 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY AND TONIGHT...

.TODAY...S WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT LATE MORNING. SEAS 6 FT
SUBSIDING TO 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO
6 FT. RAIN SHOWERS. SNOW SHOWERS LATE.
.SUN...N GALE TO 35 KT. GUSTS TO 50 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N GALE TO 35 KT. GUSTS TO 50 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...N GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED...N GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ021-040115-
ICY STRAIT-
409 AM AKST SAT DEC 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THIS MORNING AND LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SW WIND 25 KT BECOMING W 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
5 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 FT LATE. RAIN SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 20 KT BECOMING NE 25 KT LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 5
FT. RAIN SHOWERS. SNOW SHOWERS LATE.
.SUN...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

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PKZ022-040115-
CROSS SOUND-
409 AM AKST SAT DEC 3 2016

...GALE WARNING THROUGH EARLY THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...SW WIND 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
14 FT. SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 KT BECOMING NE AND INCREASING TO 30 KT LATE.
SEAS 13 FT. RAIN SHOWERS. SNOW SHOWERS LATE.
.SUN...NE GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT BUILDING TO 8 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

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PKZ031-040115-
STEPHENS PASSAGE-
409 AM AKST SAT DEC 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...S WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT BY AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 FT
SUBSIDING TO 4 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE
MORNING. RAIN SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.SUN...SE WIND 30 KT BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ032-040115-
NORTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
409 AM AKST SAT DEC 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH EARLY THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...S WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5
FT SUBSIDING TO 4 FT INT HE AFTERNOON. RAIN SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN SHOWERS. SNOW SHOWERS
LATE.
.SUN...SE WIND 20 KT BECOMING N 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
6 FT. SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ033-040115-
SOUTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
409 AM AKST SAT DEC 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...S WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6
FT...EXCEPT 16 FT NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES. RAIN SHOWERS. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 5
FT...EXCEPT 13 FT NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS
LATE.
.SUN...SE WIND 20 KT BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4
FT...EXCEPT 12 FT NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES. SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT...EXCEPT 10 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES.
.MON...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

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PKZ034-040115-
FREDERICK SOUND-
409 AM AKST SAT DEC 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...SW WIND 30 KT...EXCEPT E WIND 25 KT S OF CAPE FANSHAW.
SEAS 6 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE MORNING.
RAIN SHOWERS. SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING. SEAS 5
FT.
.SUN...E WIND 20 KT BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO
35 KT IN THE MORNING. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

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PKZ035-040115-
SUMNER STRAIT-
409 AM AKST SAT DEC 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...SW WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
6 FT...EXCEPT 13 FT NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES. RAIN SHOWERS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT IN THE EVENING. SEAS
5 FT...EXCEPT 11 FT NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES.
.SUN...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT...EXCEPT 7 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES. SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ036-040115-
CLARENCE STRAIT-
409 AM AKST SAT DEC 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...S WIND 25 KT BECOMING NW 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5
FT...EXCEPT 11 FT NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES. RAIN SHOWERS EARLY IN THE
MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT BECOMING SE LATE. SEAS 4 FT...EXCEPT
10 FT NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES. RAIN SHOWERS LATE.
.SUN...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT...EXCEPT 7 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES. SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

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